NEW PRODUCERS’ ROOMWednesday, 24th of May
The NEW PRODUCERS ROOM aims to highlight up-and-coming producers and offer them a privileged space where they can explore the co-production opportunities in specific territories, and therefore build strong bonds for the future. In the context of the program, the producers benefit from a series of dedicated sessions centered around the production & distribution fields.
Baltic Shorts has selected 2 active short film producers from Lithuania and Latvia to the NEW PRODUCERS’ ROOM
NEVENA SEMOVA (Fat Cat Film, Estonia)
AKVILĖ ŽILIONYTĖ (Artišokai, Lithuania)
Baltic ShortsBaltic Shorts is a film collection containing the freshest short films from Estonia and Latvia. This year four films have been chosen to represent some of the most exciting filmmakers currently working in the region and display the creativity and unique sensibility of films from the Baltic region. Many of the films are work-in-progress or just recently finished and looking for the distribution, sales opportunities or festival premieres.
The Photo That Came to Lifedir. Mikk Mägi
Animation, 2023, 13'
It is Peter’s first summer in the countryside! All seems to be going well until the innkeeper's dead grandfather tries to eat him.
Tree of Many Facesdir. Johannes Magnus Aule
Fiction, 2023, 19’
Anna wants nothing more than to love and to be loved, but when her feelings become unrequited her aching heart falls prey to the powers of the dark.
Eevadir. Morten Tšinakov
Animation, 2022, 16’
It’s pouring down with rain at the funeral. There’s a lot of crying, too much wine, several woodpeckers and a couple of dreams that fill in the gaps.
Wishes From the Welldir. Alesja Suzdaltseva
Fiction, 2023, 19’
A down and out man who needs coins for medicine. As begging and lies fail, his last resort becomes the bottom of an old well. There he will try to fulfill a curious boy's wishes and maybe some of his own.
Can’t Help MyselfDir. Ieva Norvele
Fiction, 2023, 15'
Run, Miru, run! It is such an honour to be the second assistant to probably the best theatre director in Europe – you mustn’t let everyone down!” a little bird sings to Miru, who races through the city to save today's premiere from failure.
Contacts: Aija Berzina, TASSE FILM, email@example.com
KSENIADir. Renate Saulite
Documentary, 2023, 20'
Twenty-one-year young Ksenia lives a dynamic daily life filled with multiple activities. But Ksenia has an overpowering sword hanging above her head which is linked to her past. Right now, she is facing imprisonment for at least 5 years in a maximum-security prison. Why is her life throwing her all these twists? Is she just bravely confronting the future or is she subconsciously running away from it?
Contacts: Alise Gelze, Film studio “White Picture”, firstname.lastname@example.org